The People Who Google Their Dates the Most Are Definitely Media People

Over at The Cut, Maureen O'Connor has done another deep dive into the world of dating trends, writing about "the ultimate abstinence": people who abstain from googling their dates. What she doesn't mention is that the people who are the biggest offenders on this front are hashtag "media people." » 6/23/14 3:20pm 6/23/14 3:20pm

Sex Offenders Try to Censor Google Results Following EU Privacy Ruling

Last month in the landmark "right to be forgotten" ruling, Europe's highest court decided that European citizens now have the right to request that search engines remove links containing certain types of personal and sensitive material. Since then, Google has gotten over 41,000 requests for information removal — many… » 6/09/14 1:40pm 6/09/14 1:40pm

​Argentinian Model Sues Google Over Porn Site Search Results

Argentinian model and TV personality Belén Rodríguez is embroiled in a battle against Google and Yahoo over search results that link her name to pornographic sites that have used older photos of her without permission. She was already rewarded a sum of $15,000 (which was reduced to $6,200) after she filed legal… » 5/27/14 6:00pm 5/27/14 6:00pm

Google's New Street View Tour Of London Aquatic Center Stars Tom Daley

Thanks to Google, you can take a virtual tour of the London Olympics Aquatic Centre located in Stratford (shoutout to my Nando's), complete with some ab-tastic Tom-foolery. Tom Daley that is.

You can see a full panorama of the center, including the pool area, the gym, and the sports science lab. Most importantly,… » 3/16/14 4:00pm 3/16/14 4:00pm

Parents Hope Their Sons Are Geniuses and Their Daughters Aren't Fat

Another reason to feel bad for today's little girls: one day, the straight ones will grow up to face a dating selection consisting of doted upon nightmare boys raised by parents who used the power of the internet to validate their sneaking suspicion that their lil' All Star might be a genius. Meanwhile, the girls'… » 1/22/14 4:45pm 1/22/14 4:45pm

Ad for UN Women Campaign Duplicates Awful Google Search Suggestions

This ad, created for the United Nations Women campaign (which is unfortunately shortened to the UN Women campaign), becomes more devastating when you realize that the Google search boxes are the results of genuine searches, and although the ad-crafting and Googling were all done by Christopher Hunt at Ogilvy & Mather… » 10/20/13 1:00pm 10/20/13 1:00pm

Major Health Websites Are Leaking Your Embarrassing STD Search Results

Don't do it. Don't Google "difference between genital warts and razor burn" or "what is gout exactly" + "images." Don't do it, because you'll end up diagnosing yourself with brain cancer or mono — all online hypochondriacs eventually come to that fork in the road — when all you have is an ingrown hair, but also… » 7/15/13 3:40pm 7/15/13 3:40pm

Google Interns Party Too Hard for the Olds

Interning at Google is like achieving Nirvana if you're a tech nerd. Interns get $6,000 a month, free rent, laundry service, meals, a gym membership and a free shuttle service, and that's all on top of the fact that Google's offices look like a Spy Kids-themed playground. Yes, all of those years they got bullied for… » 7/09/13 1:40pm 7/09/13 1:40pm